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Definition:

  1. [verb] hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
    Synonyms: postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit

  2. [verb] cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
    Synonyms: turn off

  3. [verb] take away the enthusiasm of
    Synonyms: dishearten

  4. [verb] cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
    Synonyms: confuse, flurry, disconcert

  5. [verb] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
    Synonyms: hedge, fudge, evade, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep

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